Both companies have decided to cancel their joint venture.
US major car company Ford has informed that it will cancel the previously announced automotive joint venture with Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M). The company says that during the last several months, due to the corona virus epidemic, this decision has to be taken.
This decision was taken due to epidemic
The company said that this decision was taken due to fundamental changes in global economic and business conditions due to the epidemic during the last 15 months. In such a situation, Ford and Mahindra rescheduled their capital allocation priorities. Ford continued, “Independent operations in India will continue uninterrupted.”
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Mdnm told the stock market that the decision would not have any impact on the company’s production plans, and it would continue to pursue expansion plans in the SUV segment. The company said that it would intensify efforts to gain a leading position in electric SUVs.
Ford assessing its business spread across the world
Ford also said that it is assessing its business spread worldwide. Keeping this in mind, the company is taking decisions so that the company can meet its EBIT margin target of 8 percent. Also, Ford is adjusting its decisions to maintain its cash flow.